University President Steven Knapp appointed 16 people to the President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion last week, moving forward with a plan to make GW more diverse.
Monday, April 12, 2010
For the Gidey family, lightning indeed struck a third time last month when the third Gidey sibling, Yuhana, was awarded the Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship.
Plans to implement gender-neutral housing are moving forward and a housing policy recommendation could be made to the University as early as May, Student Association President Julie Bindelglass said.
Southwest Airlines is trying to secure the ability to fly in and out of Reagan National Airport, but inclusion at the Virginia airport appears unlikely without federal intervention.
Funds raised from a 5-cent plastic bag tax in D.C. that are intended to support the cleaning of the Anacostia River could now be spent elsewhere, according to a newly released budget and a city official.
With a multitude of hairdressers in the District, deciding where to get a trim at school may be difficult.
As GW alumna Bona Park was graduating, she was faced with a choice: work at a law firm or cruise around and sell all-natural salads, yogurts and other assorted wholesome foods.
Their ammunition is a stack of pamphlets. Their weapons are rolls of masking tape. Their sirens are bright red berets.
American University will expand distribution of student ID cards compatible with Metro's SmarTrip payment method to 300 students April 12, a move which could lead to a program involving the new IDs for the school's freshmen next fall.
The GW Women in Business organization heard from a former first lady of Peru and an international business expert at its first conference in Funger Hall Saturday.
A former employee has filed a lawsuit against GW claiming she was unlawfully terminated from her employment with the University, and is charging a high-level administrator with racial discrimination, according U.S. District Court documents.
The residence hall at 2034 G Street is the third student-housing structure scheduled to be demolished for construction on a parking garage and a law school building, a University administrator confirmed last week.
It wasn't until there were just two minutes left in the third extra period that GW finally sealed its victory over La Salle.
When Pat Moseley found out she had developed breast cancer, she was determined to win the battle her mother lost in 1996.
GW's men's and women's rowing teams combined to place fourth in this weekend's 23rd Annual GW Invitational on the Potomac River.
An individual was stabbed early Sunday morning in the 600 block of 21st Street near Strong Hall and was taken to an area hospital conscious and breathing, a Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman said Sunday morning.
It had been a rough week for the GW baseball team, which dropped two mid-week nonconference games and then the first two games of a series at Dayton, but junior Eric Cantrell came up with a 16-strikeout complete game win Sunday to send the Colonials back to the District with a 7-2 victory over the Flyers.
It had been an up-and-down season for the GW women's tennis team, but the Colonials made sure senior Michele Style went out in a victorious fashion with a 7-0 win over Towson Sunday in their final home match of the season.
The GW men's tennis team heated up with the weather this weekend, posting a trio of home wins by beating Howard 7-0 and James Madison 5-1 Friday and Longwood 6-1 Sunday.
The GW softball team snapped a pair of dubious streaks ending an eight-game scoring draught in an extra-inning loss to Mount St. Mary's Thursday and a 14-game losing streak Saturday at St. Bonaventure.
The University and students need to pay particular attention to the recent reports surrounding unpaid internships.
We should reciprocate, go undercover and let their efforts be appreciated year round.
The sometimes idiotic adherence to bureaucratic protocol on the part of the University hurts student organizations.
Responses to "The futility of Earth Hour."